The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is considered the last European dictator. Under his iron-fisted leadership, speech is severely restricted. Those who criticize his regime end up in prison or worse.
Missed anything this week in Chicago politics? We have you covered with our weekly digest of the best game in town.We’re in the final stretch to the municipal race of the century (thus far). So read up and get ready to vote on Tuesday, if you haven’t already.
When he was a little boy, Victor Dashuk was scared that if he misbehaved, he would be locked inside a rabbit cage. Now 64-years old, Dashuk feels he is living in what he calls “freedom in a cage” in his native Belarus.
Thursday Eight Forty-Eight finished its one-on-one interviews with the candidates for Mayor of Chicago. Turns out there's one more left to sit down with--53rd Ward Alderman Ed Bus is also in the race. His campaign slogan?
There are four days left until Chicago’s municipal election. The candidates have been out in full force - stumping hard for votes. But behind the scenes, it’s the army of volunteers that have helped really make the difference.
So now that the televised debates are over, the mad dash to the finish line is on! The race to become mayor of Chicago is heading into its final days before Tuesday’s election. The last TV ads will air and candidates’ schedules are packed with appearances!
Every time I see or hear Gery Chico’s commercial targeting Latinos I’m always amazed. In it, Congressman Luis Gutierrez looks straight at the camera and talks about what a great guy Chico is and how he will get things done.